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California prisoners get beef up in COVID-19 combat

California prisoners get beef up in COVID-19 combat

Politics
OAKLAND — A automotive caravan Sunday marked the newest try to attract consideration to the plight of the state’s incarcerated inhabitants amid primary jail and prison outbreaks of COVID-19, a debate that’s drawn new consideration as restricted provides of the vaccine are allotted amongst at-risk populations. The rally that took about 100 vehicles over the Bay Bridge into San Francisco was once the newest protest in an eight-month marketing campaign that has change into a part of a broader dialog about well being fairness and jail reform. Activists on Sunday laid the blame for the state’s jail outbreaks on the ft of Gov. Gavin Newsom, pronouncing that the failure to stay the jail inhabitants protected is tantamount to 8th Modification violations involving atypical and harsh punishment. ...